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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Foreign-owned bar a hit with Damascus clubbers

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... it was risky opening a bar in the heart of Damascus almost a year into Syria's civil war, but his venue has become a hit among locals seeking relief from the bloodshed. Despite the violence ... in the mostly Christian Old City neighbourhood. "In hindsight, I think we decided to open the bar because of our total lack of political understanding," says Duthion, who has lived in Syria ...

  2. Who said it?

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It's better to jaw, jaw, jaw than to war, war, war Philippine President Benigno Aquino quotes former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill as he attempts to ease territorial tensions with China It's not Afghanistan, it's not Syria. I don't see why anything should happen that hasn't happened in previous years Formula One circuit chairman Zayed Al ...

  3. In war, truth demands a heavy price

    Posted Feb 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Syria. But it took reports like Colvin's for the world to see the face of human suffering. The bravest and best among us have always seen it as their job to give ...

  4. The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy

    Posted May 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... and confrontations with Iran and Syria. They contended that these policies would hurt the interests of the US and Israel. The book that resulted from that essay, The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy, ...

  5. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    David Cameron found wanting on British history by David Letterman

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... risked newly improved relations with Russia by saying countries that refuse to condemn Syria's regime have blood on their hands. Former British prime minister Tony Blair has twice appeared ...

  6. Globetrotting

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The show, '92s Syria', features work from Youssef Abdelke (pictured), Heba Akkad and Assem al-Basha among many others. The artists will present pieces inspired by the ongoing Syrian ...

  7. Under their jackboots

    Posted Apr 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chris Lau A woman wearing a military uniform shouts: 'Don't treat them so nice. They are just captives!' This is not in Iraq, Afghanistan, or Syria. Rather, it's a mirror-lined studio on the eighth floor of Shek Kip Mei's Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre. And it's a rehearsal of WWII, a play directed by Michele Chung Lai-kwan and Janet Tam Mei-hing, two ...

  8. Ian Wright entertains with story about co-operative lingerie

    Posted Apr 28th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... parts of the globe, including remote regions of Siberia, Cuba and Syria. In person at LKF Tower's Balalaika Russian restaurant- so they can serve Siberian fare and experience ...

  9. Around town

    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by authors such as Syria's Khaled Khalifa and Italian poet Elisa Biagini. In English and Putonghua. Oct 15, 2.30pm, Marco Polo HK Hotel, Canton Rd, Harbour City, TST; and Oct 31, 6.30pm, HK ...

  10. The tyranny of taste

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... It was a great privilege for us to be following in the footsteps of Chaplin,' says Kingsley. Libya's Gaddafi has fallen but tyrants such as Syria's Bashar al-Assad still maintain power. ...




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